The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 17 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 3.92% 30.95% 22.99%
As % of the General category 15.38% 42.62% 74.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2 24 18
Average salary £45,500 £50,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.00% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £47,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £61,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
Finance
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sussex region.

General Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
13 61 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 25.49% 72.62% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 8 46 19
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £47,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Finance
Salary Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Sussex region.

Finance Salary Trend in Sussex

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Change Management
3 7 (46.67%) Code Coverage
3 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
3 7 (46.67%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) Ant
3 7 (46.67%) J2EE
3 7 (46.67%) PL/SQL
3 7 (46.67%) UNIX
3 7 (46.67%) J2SE
3 7 (46.67%) Maven
3 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Integration Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 7 (46.67%) TeamCity
3 7 (46.67%) Hudson
3 7 (46.67%) Build Automation
3 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Netezza
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 2 (13.33%) DB2

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) DB2
2 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Ant
1 7 (46.67%) Maven
1 7 (46.67%) TeamCity
1 7 (46.67%) Hudson
1 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) PHPUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.67%) NUnit
General
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Build Manager
1 7 (46.67%) Build Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Software Build Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Junior Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Junior
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Data Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (13.33%) NHS Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) J2EE
1 7 (46.67%) J2SE
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) NHS
1 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.67%) Hedge funds
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Change Management
2 7 (46.67%) Code Coverage
2 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Integration Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
2 7 (46.67%) Build Automation
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) PL/SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) Teradata
1 2 (13.33%) Netezza